Geo-Inquiry in Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

He shares examples of what he has done, challenges, and some of the mistakes he made at first. Contributor to Handbook of Prosocial Education. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?

Edsurge

EdSurge: The student reported the security holes to both companies. I think schools could use this to add useful links, like the student handbook or the school calendar. At some point, Demirkapi went to his school administration and they set up calls with the companies.

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Pandemic May (Finally) Push Online Education Into Teacher Prep Programs

Edsurge

For proof, check out the “ Handbook of Research on K-12 Online and Blended Learning.” There’s a lot left to learn about how to teach kids and teens online, the handbook acknowledges.

How Automated Speech Recognition Could Change Studying Forever

Edsurge

Tech entrepreneur Fred Singer is the CEO and founder of Echo360 , a company which he launched after a visit to his son’s classroom. Singer has funded and led a wide range of digital companies over the past twenty years, and the list of business and charitable boards on which he serves is long.

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When an Online Teaching Job Becomes a Window into Child Abuse

Edsurge

Around 6 o’clock on a fall morning in 2018, Jordan sat down at her desk, donned her headset, and logged in to her account with VIPKid , a Beijing-based company that connects native English-speaking teachers like her with children in China for live, online video lessons.

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

a statistical-services company based in Rockville, Maryland. “It’s The University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (UMTC) is a prime example of this phenomenon. Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013. From a press release.

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How Speech Recognition Could Change Studying Forever

Edsurge

Tech entrepreneur Fred Singer is the CEO and founder of Echo360 , a company which he launched after a visit to his son’s classroom. Singer has funded and led a wide range of digital companies over the past twenty years, and the list of business and charitable boards on which he serves is long.

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Learning Analytics 2018 – An updated perspective

IAD Learning

Taking action is a matter of leadership and culture : Leadership because analytics triggered actions need to be fully supported by the leadership team of your institution, school, company, etc. Learning analytics has been a hot topic for a while in the education industry.

The Consensus Around “Open”

Iterating Toward Openness

The Open Data Handbook defines open data as: Open data is data that can be freely used, re-used and redistributed by anyone – subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and sharealike. We have seen clear examples of this in the past. Members of the open community immediately recognize such behavior and call it out as openwashing : “to spin a product or company as open, although it is not.”

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Bloom and bust

Learning with 'e's

Secondly, there is doubt over the validity and reliability of Bloom's taxonomy (see for example Brenda Sugrue's critique ). Handbook I: Cognitive Domain. Handbook II: Affective Domain. New York: David McKay Company.

The Never-Ending Story: Procedures vs. Understanding in Math

K-12 Schools - Education News

An example of this is the plight of a visitor to a new city trying to find his way around. Worked Examples and Scaffolding. For example, an initial worked example may be “John has 13 marbles and gives away 8. For example 8 + 6 may be expressed as 8 +2 + 4.

Truth, truthiness, triangulation and the librarian way: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

NeverEndingSearch

The Verification Handbooks are a wonderful lens into this complicated process.). We were guaranteed a free press, We were not guaranteed a neutral or a true press. We can celebrate the journalistic freedom to publish without interference from the state.

The Histories of Personalized Learning

Hack Education

“Personalized learning” can mean that students “move at their own pace” through lessons and assignments, for example, unlike those classrooms where everyone is expected to move through material together. (In

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

For example, a graduate with an associate’s degree in accounting may be competent for recording inventory, but not creating a company’s tax return. The handbook of competency mapping: Understanding, designing and implementing competency models in organizations, 2nd edition. Unfortunately, I still haven't figured out how to include my word graphics into blogger and since I don't have a lot of time to figure it out, it will just have to be left out of this post.